Year 3 Topic Home Learning

Week 8

Science 

This lesson begins to look at the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates.  There are two videos to learn from and three activities to do at the bottom of the page. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4m6hbk 

If you can’t do the activities suggested, can you list as many vertebrates and invertebrates as possible?  What types do you see at home, in the garden and outside? 

Geography 

This week’s geography lesson looks at developing your understanding of mountains.  It introduces you to a number of mountains you could see in the UK and teaches you what a mountain is. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbqsvk7 

If you can’t do the activities suggested, can you find the UK’s highest mountains on a map or Google Earth? 

These are the highest mountains in the UK. 

  • Ben Nevis in Scotland (also the highest in the UK) 
  • Scafell Pike in England 
  • Slieve Donard in Northern Ireland 
  • Snowdon in Wales 

Below is a link to Google Earth.  Can you find any other well-known mountains from around the world? 

https://earth.google.com/web/@0,0,0a,22251752.77375655d,35y,0h,0t,0r 

Music 

The lesson below introduces you to the idea of dynamics in music and introduces you to music by the famous composer Tchaikovsky.  Dynamics are how loud or quiet the music is.   

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4gmt39 

Below is a link to a Youtube video playing one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous pieces, 1812 Overture, which was written in 1880.  Can you hear the different dynamics he used? 

Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture (Full with Cannons) 

Why don’t you listen to some songs you like as well.  Can you hear the dynamics used in those songs? 

Below is a modern composition of a well known song by Imagine Dragons, who you may have heard of.  Can you hear the different dynamics used throughout the piece of music? 

2WEI feat. Edda Hayes – Warriors (Official Imagine Dragons cover from League of Legends trailer) 

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